After a 45-min. delay, the Malverne UFSD school board opened their July “meeting in public” with a moment of silence for the 9 victims shot in the AME church in Charleston, SC, and for a Malverne HS student. As step one of the reorganization meeting, Mrs. Ridley, the district clerk, swore in Mrs. Bottitta, the re-elected trustee. The board members proceeded with proposing each other into different posts and, consequently, changed their seating order. Mr. … Continue reading →
The Lakeview NAACP chapter invited the Malverne UFSD BOE candidates to their regular meeting. The candidates were the current board member, Mrs. Bottitta and myself. The forum was well moderated by Mrs. Karen Aker with the assistance of Mrs. Phyllis Wright, both former school board members. The NAACP chapter is the only organization in the school district that consistently allocates the time to offer such forum to their members each year.